Articles for January 2017

Check If Your Netgear Router is also Vulnerable to this Password Bypass Flaw

 


Again bad news for consumers with Netgear routers: Netgear routers hit by another serious security vulnerability, but this time more than two dozens router models are affected.

Security researchers from Trustwave are warning of a new authentication vulnerability in at least 31 models of Netgear models that potentially affects over one million Netgear customers.

The new vulnerability, discovered by Trustwave’s SpiderLabs researcher Simon Kenin, can allow remote hackers to obtain the admin password for the Netgear router through a flaw in the password recovery process.

Source: Check If Your Netgear Router is also Vulnerable to this Password Bypass Flaw

World’s most popular email server praised as ‘near-impenetrable’ – Naked Security


It isn’t often that good news makes headlines, especially in the security world. Dovecot bucked the trend earlier this month, with a cybersecurity audit that praised the mail server as “near-impenetrable”. Commendations like that are rarer than hens’ teeth. What can we learn from it?

Source: World’s most popular email server praised as ‘near-impenetrable’ – Naked Security